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Timothy Oliver Benson

Timothy Oliver Benson, American curator, educator. Recipient German Order of Merit, 1997, Alexander von Humboldt stipend, 1991, 97, German Academy Exchange stipend, 1980; Kress Foundation travel grantee, 1981. Member American Association Museum, College Art Association of America, German Studies Association, Print Council of America, Historians of German and Central European Art and Architect, Carl Einstein Society.

Background

  • Benson, Timothy Oliver was born on May 9, 1950 in Utica, New York, United States. Son of Donald Robert and Martha Jo Benson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Grinnell College, 1972. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1985.

    Career

    • Lecturer Drake University, Des Moines, 1982, 84, University Nebraska, Omaha, 1985, assistant professor Lincoln, 1985-1986. Associate curator Rifkind Center Los Angeles County Museum Art, 1986-1997, curator Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies, since 1997. Adjunct instructor Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, 1981-1982.

      Adjunct professor University Southern California, Los Angeles, since 1996.

    Works

    • Co-author: (exhibition catalog) Emil Nolde: The Painter's Prints, 1995. Author, editor: (exhibition catalog) Expressionist Utopias, 1993. Author: (book) Raoul Hausmann & Berlin Dada, 1989.

    Membership

    Member American Association Museum, College Art Association of America, German Studies Association, Print Council of America, Historians of German and Central European Art and Architect, Carl Einstein Society.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Ellen Annett, August 14, 1976.
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    Born May 9, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1972
      Grinnell College
    • 1976
      University Iowa
    • 1985
      University Iowa
    • 1982
      Lecturer, Drake University
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • 1985
      Lecturer, Drake University
      Omaha, Nebraska, United States
    • 1986 - 1997
      associate, curator Rifkind Center Los Angeles County Museum Art
    • 1997
      associate, curator Rifkind Center Los Angeles County Museum Art
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